How adorable would an ’80s Game of Thrones Nintendo video game have been? Outside of being way fun, that is. And the bonus levels alone would’ve made it worth it (so much warging). Those longing for a visualization of such a throwback/mash-up need look no further than this very post, as the George R.R. Martin series-turned-HBO-series has gotten the pixelated 8-bit treatment thanks to the inventive minds over at BuzzFeed.
In preparation for the show’s fourth season return on April 6th, 14 8-bit GIFs were created featuring the more brutal and iconic deaths of the series thus far (so spoilers, kids). And while there are plenty of good ones over on their site — Samwell vs. the White Walker, the battle of Kings Landing, the Hand’s tournament — we’ve picked out our favorites for you, below.
What do you think of these adorably gruesome GIFs? Let us know in the comments!